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By Denise Lavoie, Associated Press
The Supreme Court of Virginia ruled the state can take down a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that became widely seen as a symbol of racial injustice as it towered over Monument Avenue in the state's capital for…
By Denise Lavoie, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
Comedian and journalist C.J. Hunt joins to discuss his new POV documentary, “The Neutral Ground,” which explores the burning issues of Confederate statues. The documentary, which airs on PBS on Monday, follows the removal of four of Confederate statues in…
By PBS NewsHour
A new count by the Southern Poverty Law Center finds at least 160 Confederate symbols were taken down or moved from public spaces in 2020.
By Aaron Morrison, Associated Press
Around 9:45 a.m. Monday, a crane plucked the statue off its base and slowly hoisted it to the ground at the public military college in Lexington, where allegations of systemic racism roiled the campus this fall.
By Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
President Trump’s campaign will focus on claiming Trump is all that stands between America and the ‘un-American left wing forces’ trying to destroy the country's cultural heritage, and paint Joe Biden as too weak to stop it, according to Special…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Seattle police cleared protesters from a so-called “occupied zone” near the city’s downtown. Violence had flared there recently, with two people killed and six others wounded in shootings. Also, lawmakers in New York City agreed…
Work crews began removing a statue of Gen. Stonewall Jackson early Wednesday afternoon. Flatbed trucks and other equipment were also spotted at several other Confederate monuments along Richmond's famed Monument Avenue.
In our news wrap Tuesday, mourners gathered in Atlanta for the funeral of Rayshard Brooks, a black man who was shot and killed by police when he tried to escape arrest. The service was held at the historic Ebenezer Baptist…
By Jeffrey Brown
As the country faces a moment of reckoning about its treatment of Black Americans and other people of color, the display of memorials, monuments and statues is being reexamined. Some of these symbols are being torn down by protesters, and…
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